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Gorillaz: Strobelite (Kaytranada Remix)
Premiering on BBC Radio 1's Annie Mac show, this breezy KAYTRANADA remix of the Gorillaz's "Stroblite" is a luminous rework. The track features Peven Everett, as well as Toronto-based KAYTRANADA's signature smooth touch. With a touch of dub, it's entirely...
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Jamila Woods feat. Chance the Rapper: LSD Jamila Woods' soulful single "LSD," which features fellow Chicago native Chance the Rapper, has received an official music video—and the team behind the visually stunning spot happens to be aspiring filmmakers...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Understanding the Natural Chemicals Within Magic Mushrooms Since 1968, scientists have explored the enzymatic process in magic mushrooms that produces its active chemical, psilocybin. Not until a brand new study—published in the German journal...
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The Dodos: Mirror Fake
As part of the compilation Philia: Artists Rise Against Islamophobia featuring Hamilton Leithauser, Mac DeMarco, Heems, and more, comes The Dodos' "Mirror Fake." It's a gentle tune full of melancholy, but there's a sense of hope that also permeates...
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Limited Edition "DAMN" Vinyl
The red lettering on the album cover of Kendrick Lamar's fourth studio record DAMN now has a complementary limited edition translucent red vinyl pressing. With only 2000 copies, the two-LP record will surely sell out. One of the strongest music offerings...
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QUIÑ feat. SYD: Sticky Situation From her upcoming second EP Dream Girl, LA-based QUIÑ's "Sticky Situation" features Syd (of The Internet) and is super-breezy and sultry. Complete with immaculate electronic production by Krys$hun, the track illuminates...
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1. PIDO's Mobile Community Garden Designed by Beijing architecture firm People's Industrial Design Office (PIDO), there's a new community farm that goes further—quite literally. PIDO's mobile garden is built atop two bicycles, so the entire community...
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QUIÑ feat. SYD: Sticky Situation
From her upcoming second EP Dream Girl, LA-based QUIÑ's "Sticky Situation" features Syd (of The Internet) and is super-breezy and sultry. Complete with immaculate electronic production by Krys$hun, the track illuminates. About an affair that's not...
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Glen Campbell: Wichita Lineman
Glen Campbell—singer, musician, songwriter, TV star and more—passed away today, but leaves behind an incredible legacy thanks to his successful career which spanned six decades. Campbell released 70 albums and sold over 45 million records—and in 1968...
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Jim-E Stack: Moments Noticed Sounding a little like a throwback to the '90s rave era, LA-based Jim-E Stack's (aka James Harmon Stack) "Moments Noticed" is a beautifully produced track, and while its feel is somewhat minimal, it's also textured and...
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Motörhead: Heroes (David Bowie Cover)
While David Bowie, Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, and Phil Taylor aren't on Earth, and Motörhead is no more, a video of the influential British metal band covering Bowie's 1997 song "Heroes" has just been released. It remains faithful to the original version...
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Kelela: LMK
With elements of '90s R&B, a sultry bass-line, and lush vocals, Kelela's brand new track "LMK" is from her upcoming Take Me Apart record. In classic Kelela style, it's dark and sexy—and her voice is flawless. The slinky track builds effortlessly and...
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Jim-E Stack: Moments Noticed
Sounding a little like a throwback to the '90s rave era, LA-based Jim-E Stack's (aka James Harmon Stack) "Moments Noticed" is a beautifully produced track, and while its feel is somewhat minimal, it's also textured and rich. From the upcoming EP It...
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Love Ssega: Crazy Deluded
British-Ugandan Love Ssega's (aka Ssegawa-Ssekintu Kiwanuka) latest track, "Crazy Deluded" is an infectious dance-pop tune that boasts sparkly synths and splashes of funk, including a very groovy bass-line. His honeyed vocals sound effortless as he...
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Studio Visit: Film Composer JunkieXL
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick Musician Tom Holkenborg works under the pseudonym JunkieXL and has created soundscapes for films like Mad Max: Fury Road, Deadpool, Black Mass, Dark Tower, and the upcoming Tomb Raider among many, many other projects...
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Meet Me in the Bathroom
Lizzy Goodman's "Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011" ($15) is the incredible story of NYC's explosive music scene in the early 2000s—in which bands like The Strokes, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, LCD Soundsystem and...
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GoldLink: Roses (Outkast Cover) In a very brave move GoldLink (aka D'Anthony Carlos) has covered OutKast's brilliant "Roses" from 2003's Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. Accompanied by just a pianist, saxophonist and Hare Squead & Masego with back-up...
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Jessie Ware: Midnight
From her upcoming third album, Jessie Ware's "Midnight" is a beautifully crafted song. Ware's vocals are (as usual) powerful yet vulnerable, and the track builds with just the right amount of drama. Similarly to her 2012 song "Wildest Moments," the...
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Goldlink: Roses (Outkast Cover)
In a very brave move, Goldlink (aka D'Anthony Carlos) has covered OutKast's brilliant "Roses" from 2003's Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. Accompanied by just a pianist, saxophonist and Hare Squead & Masego with back-up vocals and a theatrical verse, the...
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Interview: Songwriter, Producer + Multi-Instrumentalist Dan Wilson
It's impossible to weave the accomplishments of Dan Wilson into a simple introduction. But his forthcoming album Re-Covered offers a nice snapshot of the sonic landscape. Wilson might not be a household name, but the works he's delivered as a singer...
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Samantha Urbani: Hints And Implications From her highly anticipated debut solo EP Policies Of Power, Samantha Urbani's '80s-inspired jam "Hints And Implications" is utterly addictive. With plenty of retro touches (including power riffs and that drum...
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